Probation and Parole: Theory and Practice / Edition 10

Probation and Parole: Theory and Practice / Edition 10

by Howard Abadinsky
     
 

Written by former community corrections professional, this book provides a state-of-the-art view of probation and parole. Offering a new two-color design, this revision contains updated material from agencies throughout the country and features 12 chapters that focus on all aspects of topic from the practitioner’s point of view. Throughout the book,

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Written by former community corrections professional, this book provides a state-of-the-art view of probation and parole. Offering a new two-color design, this revision contains updated material from agencies throughout the country and features 12 chapters that focus on all aspects of topic from the practitioner’s point of view. Throughout the book, controversial issues are addressed and capture the conflict between the need to maximize community safety and the need to control the cost of operating prisons. Additional attention is paid to both the juvenile and adult populations and the book considers how the probation officers work with each.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132350051
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/18/2008
Series:
MyCrimeKit Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Ch. 1Probation and Parole in Criminal Justice1
Ch. 2Probation and the Courts: History and Administration24
Ch. 3The Juvenile Courts, Juvenile Justice, and Young Offenders43
Ch. 4Presentence Investigation105
Ch. 5Supervision of Probationers147
Ch. 6A History of American Prisons175
Ch. 7Parole and the Indeterminate Sentence209
Ch. 8Parole Administration and Services229
Ch. 9Treatment Theory285
Ch. 10Probation and Parole Officers328
Ch. 11Classification and Supervision353
Ch. 12Intermediate Punishments411
In Conclusion450
References458
Author Index495
Subject Index502

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